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Construction industry invests in converting waste products
Construction industry invests in converting waste products

An increasing number of Pilot Crushtec International's products have been bought specifically for recycling purposes.

5 Mar 2015 07:54

DEA opens doors of new head office to public
DEA opens doors of new head office to public

Members of the public recently had an opportunity to see the Department of Environmental Affairs' (DEA) R653m head office in Pretoria in action.

4 Mar 2015 12:01

Project financing picture in Africa is mixed
Project financing picture in Africa is mixed

It is an audacious $4.8bn project undertaken by one of the world's poorest countries. At the construction site in the Benishangul region of Ethiopia near the Sudanese border, some 8,500 workers are labouring tirelessly every day to build the gigantic Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

By Kingsley Ighobor and Busani Bafana 4 Mar 2015 08:54

Medupi produces first power
Medupi produces first power

First power was produced out of the Medupi power station's Unit 6 today, Eskom said on Monday...

3 Mar 2015 06:39

NW govt demolishes shoddy houses, blacklists contractor
NW govt demolishes shoddy houses, blacklists contractor

PRETORIA: The North West government has demolished 28 of 71 shoddily built houses in Huhudi township near Vryburg.

27 Feb 2015 07:19

37 companies apply to postpone time frame for air quality compliance
37 companies apply to postpone time frame for air quality compliance

The Department of Environmental Affairs has reached decisions regarding applications for postponement of time frames for compliance with the minimum emission standards in terms of section 21 of the National Environmental Management Air Quality Act 39 of 2004.

26 Feb 2015 08:14

South Africa's Budget 2015: the full text
South Africa's Budget 2015: the full text

Read the full text of South African Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's inaugural national Budget speech, the fifth in the country's democratic Parliament, delivered on 25 February 2015.

26 Feb 2015 07:59

Conference and expo will focus on power crisis
Conference and expo will focus on power crisis

Speaking ahead of the POWER-GEN Africa and DistribuTECH Africa power generation and distribution conferences to be held in Cape Town later this year, Alwyn Smith, spokesman for the South African Alternative Energy Association (SAAEA), says any fix to South Africa's power crisis will take years.

26 Feb 2015 07:07

Smart grid can revolutionise SA's energy system
Smart grid can revolutionise SA's energy system

A recent study by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) discovered that renewable energy projects, using sun and wind in South Africa, created R800m in net savings last year.

By Mark Warren 26 Feb 2015 06:50

E Cape gets R233m to complete housing projects
E Cape gets R233m to complete housing projects

PRETORIA: The Eastern Cape Department of Human Settlements has received an additional R233m to help increase productivity on its housing projects.

26 Feb 2015 06:30